‘The Bachelor’: Fans Are Slamming Cassie Randolph for Modeling as a Whale in Captivity for PETA

by Jeremy Spirogis
Cassie Randolph attends the screening of Lionsgate

Peter Weber’s Bachelor season was probably the most controversial but — and we all know his engagement didn’t final. While Colton Underwood was definitely underneath scrutiny throughout his on-screen try to search out love, many followers are actually wanting again at his season in a brand new mild. And we’ll always remember how he fought for contestant Cassie Randolph when she first determined to go away the present and Underwood behind.

Underwood’s efforts labored, after all — and now, he and Randolph are planning for future engagement. And all the eye on Randolph has given her new life as an Instagram influencer, although it appears a few of her advertisements have completely missed the mark together with her followers. Here’s what she just lately posted for PETA that’s getting her followers riled up.

Colton Underwood’s girlfriend, Cassie Randolph, was criticized for her Instagram exercise prior to now

Randolph isn’t any stranger to the general public eye. Prior to looking for love on The Bachelor, she and her mannequin sister had been on one other actuality present. And she’s since been embracing the highlight as an Instagram influencer for varied clothes, merchandise, and causes that she claims to care deeply about.

The influencer life is sort of profitable for Bachelor contestants, too. Unfortunately, a lot of Randolph’s followers suppose she hasn’t been too sincere concerning what merchandise she truly makes use of and loves and which she’s merely selling for cash. In April 2019, she promoted the vegan skincare line bioClarity alongside together with her low cost code — and it got here with a ton of backlash.

“Every day u say u use something else. Can I get your REAL skincare routine?” one fan questioned on the post.

“We all know you don’t use that since it always changes,” one other wrote.

“It’s probably better to take skincare advice from your local dermatologist, not a reality tv star,” yet one more added.

Randolph just lately modeled for PETA

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There’s little doubt that PETA stirs emotions of controversy and fervour. When I used to be approached about this marketing campaign and educated myself with reference to animals in captivity, particularly Orcas, there was no turning it down. Prior to doing this marketing campaign with @peta , I watched the documentary “Blackfish” and that shed a whole lot of mild on the topic and what goes on behind the scenes. One of the various issues that I’ve realized is that scientists have truly discovered “spindle neurons” within the mind of Orcas (also referred to as killer whales). “Spindle neurons” are additionally present in people and they’re what causes emotional feeling and struggling. These mammals not solely are extremely clever, however they’ve emotional capabilities. And that is confirmed via statement of their conduct and thru science. They have familial attachments and ties, they expertise grief, they’ve language, and even self consciousness. It is FASCINATING. And when an Orca is taken from its household, the household doesn’t scatter from the hazard, however they chase after it, and even proceed to grieve their loss after the member of the family is gone. These animals usually are not meant to be in captivity. It is dangerous to their well being and is simply plain inhumane. Orcas will generally even start to harm themselves as a result of stress and anger because of being in these captive environments. Animal cruelty and wrongful captivity is in all places across the globe, and if you happen to don’t know a lot about it, I urge you to do just a bit little bit of analysis on the topic. It’s mind-blowing what you will see. Personally, I discover it simpler to show a blind eye to topics that make me upset or really feel a sure approach. But if I’m sincere with myself, that’s most likely one of many extra cowardly issues that I or anybody might do. I believe it’s essential to be educated even when it’s arduous to know sure issues. It’s the one solution to make a distinction. And even small variations are variations that result in larger ones.

A post shared by Cassie Randolph (@cassierandolph) on Apr 9, 2020 at 5:25pm PDT

Not solely does Randolph promote merchandise, however she additionally fashions. And she’s now a consultant for the controversial animal rights group PETA.

“I love animals. I’ve had cats and dogs growing up,” Randolph stated throughout her interview with the corporate. “When I’m out there on the beach and in the ocean surfing and stuff, sometimes I’ll see dolphins. … And the fact that people would take them from their natural environment and their families and their life is just so sad because really, people are doing it for money and for entertainment.”

She then added that each she and Underwood adore animals, and it’s introduced them nearer collectively as a pair. While we haven’t seen Underwood pose with any wildlife on his Instagram, Randolph confirmed off her PETA advert the place she’s performing like a whale in captivity. “If you think isolation is hard, try it for 30 years,” the advert notes.

Her Instagram followers are slamming her

Cassie Randolph attends the screening of Lionsgate's 'I Still Believe'
Cassie Randolph attends the screening of Lionsgate’s ‘I Still Believe’ | Paul Archuleta/Getty Images

Randolph’s coronary heart is definitely in the fitting place. But her followers suppose her method is totally misguided. While loads of of us are pro-animal proper, there’s proof to counsel PETA takes issues a lot too far. And a lot of Randolph’s followers suppose she’s uninformed concerning what PETA actually stands for.

“I love animals and agree with a lot of what you say however PETA is not the way to go about it and who to support,” one follower commented. “Even if you are getting paid by them. They have a lot of hate towards us and will harass us. They have a lot of false post on meat and are uneducated. Pretty disappointed about this.”

“You really should rethink this or just be prepared for a lot of hate,” one other wrote. “Don’t be blasting the millions of us that have knowledge from many years experience.”

“PETA is an awful extremist organization. You need to do your research,” yet one more wrote.

We’re unsure if Randolph is being attentive to the backlash, however we’re hopeful she’ll do a bit extra analysis earlier than forging forward with this partnership!

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